Appetite fears in north-east Nigeria as meandering elephants stomp on crops — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

A crowd of many elephants that have gotten back to north-east Nigeria are under danger from jihadist gatherings and progressively in struggle with a large number of displaced people whose crops they have stomped on weeks before reap. In excess of 250 elephants wandered a month ago from Chad and Cameroon into Kala-Balge, a locale […]

Appetite fears in north-east Nigeria as meandering elephants stomp on crops — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

BirdsCaribbean welcomes renewed support for Dominica’s native parrots — Repeating Islands

A report from Dominica News Online. BirdsCaribbean, an international network of members and partners committed to conserving Caribbean birds and their habitats in the Caribbean, is supporting what the organization says are Dominica’s plans to launch new efforts to protect the Sisserou and Jaco parrots. Both species are rare and live nowhere else in the […]

BirdsCaribbean welcomes renewed support for Dominica’s native parrots — Repeating Islands

Aruba Birdlife Conservation: Return of the Wild — Repeating Islands

Aruba Today (1 May 2020) shares news on the Aruba Birdlife Conservation, an NGO asking for the establishment of a National Nature and Environment Committee. The Aruba Birdlife Conservation is a nature NGO established on Aruba who is requesting the Aruba government, as soon as possible, to install a National Nature and Environment Committee. This […]

Aruba Birdlife Conservation: Return of the Wild — Repeating Islands

The first human settlers on islands caused bird extinctions — Repeating Islands

A report from Science Daily. Fossil records depict devastating effect of humans on birds in the Bahamas Though some believe prehistoric humans lived in harmony with nature, a new analysis of fossils shows human arrival in the Bahamas caused some birds to be lost from the islands and other species to be completely wiped out. […]

The first human settlers on islands caused bird extinctions — Repeating Islands

Wild california; Gray whales — Hidden History

One of the most prominent tourist attractions in Long Beach CA is the Aquarium of the Pacific. And one of the popular activities at the Aquarium are the whale-watching tours. Pacific Gray Whale The Pacific Gray Whale, Eschrichtius robustus, is related to the Humpback Whale and the Fin Whale, but is distinctive enough to be […]

Wild california; Gray whales — Hidden History

Pesticide Atrazine Likely Harms More Than 1,000 Endangered Species — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Diversity News Release EPA: Widely Used Pesticide Atrazine Likely Harms More Than 1,000 Endangered Species Finding Comes Two Months After Agency Reapproved Herbicide for 15 Years WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Agency released an assessment today finding that the endocrine-disrupting pesticide atrazine is likely to harm more than 1,000 of the nation’s most […]

Pesticide Atrazine Likely Harms More Than 1,000 Endangered Species — Natural History Wanderings

Birding Emeryville Shoreline 10/31/20 — Natural History Wanderings

Today I did a birdwalk with friends at the Emeryville Shoreline, Park and Marina. Here are photos and a bird list. This slideshow requires JavaScript. Click Read more for bird list. Oct 31, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Protocol: Traveling 2.0 mile(s) Checklist Comments:     high tide and sunny, includes shoreline, park and marina 22 […]

Birding Emeryville Shoreline 10/31/20 — Natural History Wanderings

Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve — de Wets Wild

With it being a short school holiday we had the opportunity to visit the privately owned Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve for a day this past week. The reserve was established in 1990 and is located in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site northwest of Johannesburg in the Gauteng Province of South Africa. It […]

Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve — de Wets Wild

Los Padres Forest News — Natural History Wanderings

From Los Padres ForestWatch Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Oil Drilling Regulations in National Forests Weaker regulations would apply to thousands of acres in the Los Padres National Forest.Read full story Governor Signs Rodenticide Ban to Protect Wildlife and Pets from Poisoning he law will help protect mountain lions, bobcats, owls, and other wildlife in Los […]

Los Padres Forest News — Natural History Wanderings

Owls, Creatures of the Night — Jet Eliot

Giant Eagle Owl, aka Verreaux’s Owl, Botswana, Africa When the sun goes down and the night turns black this Halloween, there are plenty of wildlife creatures to send shivers up the spine. Owls, our most famous nocturnal creature, have serrated feathers for silent flight. They can glide right past you invisibly and soundlessly…all you know […]

Creatures of the Night — Jet Eliot